AirRadar, Alfred, Yoink

updated 11:13 am EDT, Fri March 15, 2013 | Posted in Apps

AirRadar 2.3 ($20) - AirRadar can be used to scan for available wireless networks. The software provides graphs of network signal strength and will automatically join the best open network in range. A problem related to column width has been fixed in this release. [Download - 10.2MB]

Alfred 2.0 (free) - Alfred is a quick launch utility that can help users search their computer and the internet. Version 2.0 has been rewritten from the ground up and should now be faster and more efficient. A new Workflows framework has also been implemented, allowing users to trigger various actions with different keyword searches. Other changes include new themes and better Contacts integration. [Download - 2.9MB]

Yoink 2.3 ($3) - Yoink has been designed to simplify the process of dragging items between spaces or fullscreen apps. Whenever a user begins to drag a file, a small window that acts as a holding space opens on the left edge of the screen. In v2.3, selected files in the Finder can now be added to Yoink with a keyboard shortcut. Support for a number of third party apps, including Image Capture and Spotify, has also been improved in this release, and abandoned temporary files are now deleted when the software is launched. [Download - 1.6MB]

IconFly 1.3 ($5) - IconFly is a tool for creation icons for OS X and iOS. Support for opening images from the Finder has been added in v1.3, along with the ability to opening multiple files simultaneously. In addition, the update includes a Japanese localization and several minor bug fixes. [Download - 3.6MB]

Minco 1.4 ($15) - Minco allows users to track time and features iCal integration. Minco runs in the system menu and allows users to add and modify tasks in any application that supports iCal. Version 1.4 will now notify users if it is not actively tracking time, and includes a fix for a bug related to alert creation for work time events. [Download - 5.1MB]

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